Periodically we publish items of interest regarding fitness and nutrition. Below are our more recent publications.
Broccoli, native to the Mediterranean, is both delicious and nutritious when properly cooked. It contains more protein than most other vegetables and is easy to prepare. Eat it either raw or cooked. To cook – gentle steaming is healthiest. Developed from wild cabbage, selective breeding during the Roman Empire produced Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italic). … Continue reading Broccoli is Good Stuff
Get the Right Balance of Carbs, Protein and Fat A balanced diet is basic to a healthful and wholesome life. Consuming an appropriate balance of calories and nutrients helps keep you healthy. For purposes of meal preparation, allocate / apportion the recommended daily percentage of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. According to the USDA (United States … Continue reading Plan Your Meal
Lots of foods taste good. Here are 5 foods that taste good and are especially healthy, too. 1. Blueberries – contain antioxidants and polyphenols, keeping your heart healthy. You can help lower blood pressure and increase your HDL (the good cholesterol) by eating a cup of blueberries/mixed berries every day for 8 weeks. Add in … Continue reading 5 Yummy & Healthy Foods
Enhance and refresh your drinking water, infuse it. There are no added calories, excess sugar or artificial flavorings. Put fruits, vegetables, spices, or other herbaceous plants in the infusion chamber of an Infuser Water Bottle, then fill bottle with cold, pure water. Nutrients escape from the fruit/veggies directly into the water. It is all natural. … Continue reading Quench Your Thirst – Use an Infuser Water Bottle
Perfect for a summer lunch, shrimp burgers are tasty and healthy, great barbeque fare. Makes 4 servings Ingredients Olive Oil Mayonnaise or Greek Yogurt Sweet Pickle Relish 1 tsp. Seafood Seasoning 1 lb. Shrimp, raw, size, peeled 1 Egg, slightly beaten 1 Tbsp. Garlic, minced 3 Tbsp. Parsley, chopped 3 Tbsp. Butter or Canola Oil … Continue reading What’s for Lunch: Shrimp Burgers
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